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Celia and I in the tunnels  
   

Celia and I in the tunnels

These tunnels were carved extra big once tourists started visiting.
Vivid lessons on the Vietnam War

March 5th 2007
From Hoi An we set out for yet another grueling bus journey, this one lasted 24 hours! Never, never again, we said. The first half flew by, but the second was painful enough for both halves. We were seated on a bus with no air-con, on a stifling hot day and on this part of the journey we just happened to be driving through desert like landscape. Wonderful! As the only non-Asians on the bus we ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Flag The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
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